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. maybe this shows it is very positive from the standpoint of the economy, if you use dynamic scoring. if you use statics deploring it is not and cannot so well. -- static scoring it is not going to come out so well. i have a question for the other witness. you said this in your statement tionhis is aasnab. the obvious question is whether or not there are sufficient jobs for average americans and illegal immigrants. the answer is no. >> as i indicated to us recently. latere have a participation rate we have a supply of low-skilled labor. it appears that what do is leapfrogging those individuals. we have millions upon millions of americans, not just black americans, but millions upon millions who do not have a job right now. i think it is a good idea to inform -- to reform immigration system but regard must be given to the fact that we have an over abundance of people not working today. we are at rates we have not sn in 80, 75 years. it is astonishing. if we have regularize asian of a greater pool of individuals who can compete on a one by one basis with americans here today those indi
workers is significant in our stagnant economy. the unemployment rate for blacks without a high school diploma was 12 percent, today, it's more than doubled, to 24.6%. now, that clearly shows that we have an oversupply of low skilled labor relative to the -- that is for workers in all such classes, particularly black americans, because research shows that 40 percent of the 18-point percentage decline in the employment rates of black males is attributable to illegal immigration. that's hundreds of thousands of blacks without jobs. it translates to hundreds of thousands who can't pay taxes, who don't support their families on their own dime. the evidence also indicated that in addition to the pressing wage -- sorry, employment levels, illegal immigration drove down wage levels, by the federal reserve bank of atlanta, for example, showed that illegal immigration, and the spike in illegal immigration, was attributable to the nearly $960 per year decrease in wage levels of documented georgians. and the leisure and hospitality industries, it was $1520. for doctors and lawyers, $960 may not b
, to disrupt them, to even disrupt your economy, an argument you often hear about 9-11, that it was much to have an impact on our economy as it was on our fears? >> i can't speculate about that. i think all i've been focused and our partners and the business community is try to get the aid to the victims. these victims' lives will be affected just from showing up at a marathon, it seems tragic. siphons will rally and help all these folks, both the business community, sports community, everybody is rallying around. >> neil: it must be a bipartisan rally because bain capital is the mitt romney-inspired firm. is there a sense that you get that invariably, the political snipeing has ensued about what the government knew and when about the culprits behind this attack, whether local authorities in boston should have given the all clear when minutes later, there was a shootout in watertown. as a bostonnian yourself, what do you think of all that, just how local officials responded, whether they, you know, blew the relief whistle a little too early last night, everything ended up okay, but it co
." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> suarez: rescuers worked in wet weather today to find survivors amid the rubble from the fiery explosion at a texas fertilizer plant last night. late today, authorities acknowledged there were fatalities but declined to confirm how many. earlier estimates ranged from five to 15 though there were reports the toll would go much higher. the cause of the fire and explosion is still not known; officials said today there's no evidence of foul play. a man using his cell phone captured the moment last night when the west fertilizer company plant exploded. that flattened buildings withi
on fixing it. immigration reform is vital to securing our borders, just starting our economy, and ensuring for access to that great american dream. the current status quo on immigration makes no sense. we turn away people from entering the country who could create thousands of jobs and let people crossing our borders who take away jobs. r oach ibanced. the border securitystro,ut achi. the path to citizenship is tough, but it is accessible. yes, our bill does secure the border first, but it treats the situation of those living in the shadows as an equally urgent priority. this is by design. we believe that americans will support sensible solutions to dealing with the undocumented and future legal immigrants, but only if they are convinced there will not be future waves of illegal immigrants. when the 11 million come out of the shadows and it will not only improve their lives and their families' lives, it will strengthen our country and its economies. in fact, conservative economist douglas holtz beacon has found that immigration reform will save taxpayers $2.70 trillion a. we what this legi
to boosting the economy and creating jobs, gop leaders have stuck to one solution. cut spending. >> it's time to cut spending. >> try and reduce the level of spending here in washington. >> our goal here is to cut spending. >> the sequester, it does cut spendi ing spending. >> cut spending. oh, sure, that'll fix everything, right? wrong. president obama repeatedly warned that last month's automatic budget cuts would hurt our economy and slow down our recovery. >> my budget also replaces the foolish across the board spending cuts that are already hurting our economy. >> but speaker boehner, majority leader cantor, and the other far right wingers wouldn't budge. and now the cuts are hurting air travelers. the faa has been forced to slash hours for 47,000 employees. including 15,000 air traffic controllers. and we're seeing airport delays all across the country. surely boehner and cantor are -- would be flying high. after all, they got those spending cuts they wanted to badly, didn't they? not quite. instead, they're still on the attack against the president. pushing the twitter hashtag obama fl
economy head of the fbi, all said on friday night, boston's back to normal. the public is no longer at recollection. they can't have it both ways. >> shepard: they're trying to. >> can't claim bostones back to normal and the public is not at risk and then say the guy is a risk. the purpose of the exception to the miranda rule is to protect police officers and those around the defendant at the time he is arrested. is that gun empty? y is the other gun? the other bomb? the type of excited utterrans someone would utter at the moment of arrest. it's not a way around the miranda ruling. the miranda ruling requires all government agencies to tell you before they ask you a question you don't have to answer it. the obama administration has taken a radical approach to the miranda rule by coming out of nowhere with this 48 hour rule that doesn't exist in any statute and no court has permitted it. >> going to regret it? >> i think they will. bass opposite they start using it there will be no stop to it. >> shepard: investigators want to talk with the wife of the older bombing suspect. are lawy
the economy grow and create jobs, protect the middle class, and protect seen yours. the president is engaged in a process with lawmakers where he's trying to find commonground to see if commonground exists with republicans around the basic principle to reduce the budget in a balanced way, and he's put forward a plan that would do that eliminating the sequester in the process. when it comes to delays, though, congress has to act in order to avert delays. >> prioritizing spending under the faa, but you want the sequester to inflict maximum -- >> since we did everything we could to avert the sequester, and, unfortunately, the republicans decided as a political matter it was a home run for them to inflick this upon the american people, i think that suggestion just doesn't hold water. secondly, the faa did take action, all the action it could under the law to produce savings and avoid furloughs up until this point where because of the nature of their budget and the personnel heavy nature of their operation furloughs are the only option available to the faa at this time. again, if congress wants t
economy work and define those things that are going to lead our country forward. it is a privilege to be here with you talking about ideas from the working families flexibility act that you are working hard on and i'm a proud co-sponsor but also ways we are going to find solutions for people across this country who are raising families, trying to pay for college trying to pay the energy bill for the month. mr. gardner: we have an incredible opportunity to get government out of the way and let america work, to unleash the entrepreneurs around this great nation over the past several months over the past couple of years, we have held dozens of town meetings, whether they are in southeastern colorado, northeastern colorado, the denver metro area, the new parts of my district, talking to families, talking to people who are struggling to make ends meet. people who have had to pick up a second job just to pay the bills. and as we talk tonight about making life work and i believe #makinglifework and i would like to hear from people around the country how we an help be a part of these solut
by a saggy economy, energy blackouts, and frustration from his labor union base. fewer than 900,000 signatures were needed to launch the recall. it took only 65 signatures and $3,500 to get on the ballot. aside from the two candidates a cast of more than 100 characters ended up on the ballot from the famous arnold schwarzenegger arianna huffington, and larry flynt, to the onabsurd. a primary system that now rewards the top two vote getters regardless of party, and taking responsibility for drawing district boundaries away from lawmakers and giving it to state -- senator's panel. joining me now is joe garofoli. welcome back into "the war room." >> i object to calling gary coleman absurd. >> michael: yeah you could have said what are you walking about? how did this turn into this major recall. >> there was a very low turnout for the previous election very nasty where gray davis was up for reelection so the bar was low to have a recall. you had the energy crisis people thought davis bungled it he passed a vehicle license fee to raise money, because the economy w
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) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> welcome back to our special edition of newsroom. i'm wolf blitzer reporting live from boston. people are returning to work this morning, buses are back in service, the trains are running. and as you look around the city, there is -- everybody is beginning to get strong. in fact there is a notion of boston strong. you see the signs all over the place. just last night, major league baseball, players association for boston red sox management, they announced they would donate at least $600,000, maybe $700,000, to assist victims and families affected by the bombings at the end of the boston marathon. dzhokhar tsarnaev could be charged today for his alleged role in the bombings. and actions afterwards. justice department officials tell cnn he'll likely face federal terrorism charges, possibly state murder charges, as well. our senior legal analyst jeffrey toobin is joining us to give us perspective. labels tsarnaev as an enemy combatant, what would that mean if that were
the u.s. economy is going to be 3% larger. bad news is nothing's changed other than the way we calculate the size of the u.s. economy. >> oh, my goodness. >> great. >> thanks for being here. you added a lot. mika, thank you so much. mika, you're going to try to make the jump? >> no. well, maybe. we'll see. >> maybe the surface. we'll see. >> i like the surface. using it to cover myself. >> a.j., phone home. it's way too early, what time is it, mike? >> it's time for "morning joe." right now other than a.j. clementi's first day on the job, the most important thing is it's time for chuck todd. >> now. >>> the surviving boston bombing suspect starts to answer investigators' questions. legal experts and lawmakers debate his rights. this morning we're talk to the top lawyer at the acclu. congressman peter king who says the suspect should be treated like an enemy combatant. >>> back in washington senator marco rubio tries to steer his party to an immigration deal. some veteran republicans raise new questions and an up and comer could end up being a roadblock the size of texas. >>> in the wake
, engineers, whatever, are able to get her because they have the skills the american economy needs. jon: well as this bill moves through the senate and on into the house, presumably we will continue to follow it here on fox. karl rove, thank you. >> you bet, jon. jenna: the case against the boston marathon bombing suspect, why there are growing calls to be treated as a so-called enemy combatant. there are arguments for both sides. we'll break it down. new calls on chechen terror groups including past attacks like this one in a moscow theater more than 10 years ago. a brutal, brutal attack that got worldwide attention. there are questions surfacing today, how the groups may have influenced the boston suspects if at all. what you need it know, next. [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the deliciousness you desire. the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. jenna: right now a whole lot of legal questions surrounding the marathon legal attack and case against suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev will play out. a growing number of lawmakers are calling for him
moving and that's critical to our economy. >> congressional republicans charge the administration is structuring these cuts to worsen their impact. in a statement, congressman bill shuster the chairman of the house committee on transportation and freezing rain structure says quote the administration views the sequester as an attempt to score political points rather than address real issues and find real savings in a bloated federal bureaucracy. he points to sizeable increases in the faa's budget and continued spending on consultants and travel. the administration says the law requiring these cuts gives officials few options. >> furloughs cannot be avoided. 70% of the faa's operation's budget is personnel. the faa must furlough 47,000 employees up to 11 days between now and the end of the fiscal year. >> the replace cuts with other cuts and tax increases on the wealthy. >> this fight is playing out in court as well. the nation's airline association is suing the f.a.a. to halt these furloughs claiming that the administration has the authority to cut elsewhere. bret? >> bret: rich ed
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border, more subdued republican party and a slower economy. >> this is not such a simple issue. it's not an issue of 3wu8ding the wallbuilding a wall, kicking people out. this affects our economy, our schools. >> they had to return to their home country before applying for a green card, not so today. the previous bill required operate rational control of the border before legalization. now the border patrol must only meet security benchmarks over five years. >> previously 200,000 guest workers coul could stay for two years before going home. the new bill gives 575,000 low skill workers, their spouse and children a six-year visa and a path to citizenship. they were required to use a database to verify status. the new bill gives them up to five more years to comply. >> i don't think the controversy has gone away. of it is simply at a low simmer. it can come to a boil when the illegals come back and the problems return. >> this new bill moves to a more skill-based immigration policy expanding legal immigration. democrats to have accept a longer wait up to 13 years, more border enforce
a pro. yes, it is. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> the boston bombing set off a heated debate about trying terror suspects as an enemy combatant. >>> my next guess is former attorney general under george w. bush. there is question as it whether he should be tried as an enemy combat. what would you have recommended. >> it shouldn't be a debate. the statute setting uch the military commissions that we have now makes it unlawful to try an american citizen before them. end of discussion. >> when you heard the state senate demanding the right to torture this man, what was your reaction to that? >> come on. we don't torture. torture is illegal under the u.s. statute. i know of no instance in which anybody has committed officially stanks sanction editor tour. >> we know president bush allowed water boarding. at least three times. >> there is torture statute. it is unlawful to impose severe physical or mental pain or suffering. and severe physical pain or suffering isn't defined, severe mental p
immigration can affect the u.s. economy. a hearing on friday. then on monday a second hearing. after that we have to see how the process unfolds. especially republicans on the judiciary committee are calling for more than the currently scheduled hearings. probably sometime in early may we will move to the markup process which is where the senators on the judiciary committee can begin offering amendments and releasing how they want to continue to shape the bill. we hope it gets passed out of committee and go to the senate floor. host: rebekah kaplan of the national journal. wilmington, north carolina, kathleen is on our democrat line. is roberta our guest aplan.rebecca caller: my biggest fear is that our country is in a state of fear. thing wehe worst could ever have as americans. we have based our country from the beginning of a great work ethic. there are so many things we could do instead of being frightened every time something happens. domestically, foreman, and immigration. we have a statue of liberty that does welcome everybody. i believe that we should give some amnesty, because of am
tragedies that disable our workers, devastate our families, and damage our economy. now it looks increasingly like the fertilizer plant that exploded last wednesday may have been a preventible tragedy. according to reuters, the plant had been storing more than 1300 times the amount of ammonium nitrate fertilizer that would normally alert the u.s. department of homeland security to a possible safety oversight. that's 100 times more than the amount of ammonium nitrate used in the oklahoma city bombing. remembertive thompson from mississippi and a ranking member of the house committee on homeland security released a statement saying, quote, it seems this manufacturer was willfully off the grid. yet we understand the department of homeland security did not even know the plant existed until it blew up. i strongly believe if the proper safeguards were in place, the loss of life and destruction could have been far less extensive. while many of the initial mist relatives boston quickly appeared to come into focus, in texas, we're left mostly with unanswered questions. first and foremost,
was the most important problem facing this country today. economy, unemployment, and dissatisfaction with government were the most pressing issues. some other of the 16 problems people mentioned, 3% said look of money, 2% saying lack of respect for each other. of the 1,000 people asked, not a single mention of terrorism. still on terrorism, the fbi has reportedly reopened its files on a trip one of the suspected bombers made to dagestan. but some people are saying they should have had him under surveillance since he returned. joining me now, former republican texas senator and cnbc contributor kay bailey hutchison. and welcome to you. i'm glad to have you here to talk about this. because i know you are aware of the fbi facing some criticism for its investigation into tamerlan tsarnaev. is it too much to expect the fbi to follow up on these individual cases, particularly those that they've looked at and deemed not to have potential terrorism relevance? >> well, i think that it's very hard to criticize the fbi right now because i think they have led an incredible investigation in bosto
for the u.s. economy. dramatically.at we discovered our immigration system had failed. a number of these individuals should have been allowed into the united states. there was a lot soul-searching about how to correct these problems. the number of visitors to the united states went down dramatically. we have put in place systems in terms oftty good screening. we're trying to have the best of both worlds. we want to encourage people to come to our country. we want to be able to keep up those who are likely to do was this kind of harm. it is a balancing act. the perfect from becoming the enemy of the good? guest: in an open country like the united states, we always have been, you cannot have perfect security. it doesn't mean you cannot do better. host: denver from new mexico. from mexico. caller: i would like to make a comment about the borders. terroristic camps popping up everywhere. again and ages form in these other places that is hard to reach. they are training on the mexico sied states. they are, across our borders -- they are coming across our borders. they are getting aro
currently in our country illegally. many have been here for years and contributing to our economy. knowing who they are is critical to public safety. it must be evidence from the outset there is a pathway to citizenship that will be fair and a tenable. .- fair and attainable dreamers and immigrant farm workers will also be included. those who complete the requirements will be able to achieve lawful status more quickly. the bill will improve our legal immigration system. visas.ses the cap on thes it continues to protect vulnerable immigrants. it creates new temporary worker programs while protecting american workers. businesses must be able to maintain a stable legal workforce if our economy is to continue to grow. this will pressure on the border and reduce illegal flows. the majority of americans support these common sense steps. we are ready to implement them. we can and we will achieve the core provisions of the bill. we stand ready to work with the congress to achieve this important goal. the introduction of this legislation is indeed a milestone. i look forward to continue to working
will provide to our country, to our economy, to our security. and we agree with those, coauthors of the legislation in the senate who have made the point in recent days that enhancing our security is one of the reasons why we should press forward with comprehensive immigration reform. >> senator rand paul, republican from kentucky joins us now. you heard jay carney's answer there, is he ignoring or dismissing your concerns? >> well, i'm not sure they are make attention to what i'm asking. i think there needs to be a significant part of of the debate over immigration reform needs to be over national security. i'm not even saying delay it, i'm just saying make it mart of the debate. that may mean that the debate takes longer. we had two refugees admitted, the same way these brothers were admitted to my town, bowling green, kentucky even, an, and they were accused of buying missiles, and having tp-fps on an exploded ied several years before they were admitted. we are not doing enough scrutiny on student visas and refugee talents. press canceled a program where 25 countries were targ
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in the current state of the economy. this is from fall of 2012. we will see if that changes post-boston and if those numbers go up. this goes to the earlier segment that you aired, this idea that the united states is complacent with respect to terrorism. i think the survey demonstrates it is among the things that iople think about your it also think that the law enforcement community is certainly not complacent when it comes to terrorism. the boston event was a security event. there's a lot of individuals covering that event, from federal, state and local. i don't think that boston happened due to complacency. i don't think we necessarily are complacent. i think we have accepted terrorism as a new facet of our reality, albeit one that does not happen that frequently. host: if you want to look at the start.u you can go to m.d.edd.edu to get more informa. nationaliff, from the consortium for the study of terrorism & responses to terrorism. caller: good morning. i think these turbo crimes are quite separate. two crimes are quite separate. the man in connecticut was concerning his di
helps write the next chapter in american history by reinrigvating our economy and the kind of country that attracted my maternal grandparents. >> that hearing is still going on at the moment. meanwhile, some republicans like senators chuck grassley and jeff sessions have started wondering allowed whether we should slow down immigration reform in the wake of last week's marathon bombers. just the opposite. we need to act more quickly to identify who is here and to use reform to toughen current regulations. >>> we're finding out today that neither of the boston bombing suspects was licensed to carry a gun. this according to the cambridge police department which says that 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev was not old enough to apply for a license because he would have to be 21. the department has no record of 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev ever applying. massachusetts state law does say those under 21 can get a firearms i.d. card. they can own a shotgun or a rifle holding less than ten rounds but according to authorities, the two brothers had at least six bombs handguns, a rifle and more than
to some issues including how the public remembers president bush. his approval numbers on the economy have nearly doubled since 2008. when it comes to the invasion of iraq 57% still disapprove but that number is down from 65. the bush library expected to open this thursday. president obama will attend as will all former living presidents. mark sanford to stay afloat in his bid to win south carolina's first congressional district. he is going up against elizabeth colbert-busch. out with a new ad attacking her on her support for unions. take a look. >> labor's voice, pelosi's voice, not our voice. >> the latest poll has colbert-busch up 50-41. last week sanford's ex-wife was suing him for trespassing. they have bun debate scheduled for april 29th. we're back with more show after the break. stay with us. high. cenk uygur: i think the number one thing viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. i think the audience gets that i actually mean it. michael shure: this show is about being up to date so a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to d
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